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It can be hard to constantly come up with creative program ideas. But there's a simple solution: the blogosphere.

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Hands raised in the air, as in a classroom
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Informal vs. formal, on the job vs. in the classroom — 1,200 programming librarians tell us how they learned to do their jobs.

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Hand checking off a to-do list in a notebook
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We asked 1,200 library workers which skills they used to plan library programs. Here's what they told us.

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Library program participants
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Through the National Impact of Library Public Programs Assessment (NILPPA), ALA is quantifying the impact of library programming.

Money Smart Week is April 21-28, 2018.
Money Smart Week is April 21-28, 2018.
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Get some last-minute inspiration for Money Smart Week (April 21 to 28, 2018) with these program ideas.

The Great American Read
The Great American Read
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Public libraries, apply by April 17 for grants to host programs around the upcoming PBS series.

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The cover of an issue of Weare in the World
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When the local newspaper of Weare, New Hampshire, closed its doors, the library director stepped up.

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Two young students are conducting research on their library's computer.
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ALA is offering a $5,000 award for school libraries with outstanding humanities programming.